ANALYSIS: Farmers’ rights must be priority in next try at rice bill
FOLLOWING growing pressure over its intention to help farmers, the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) this past week decided to amend the bill one last time in an attempt to reach compromise. But still, the bill’s content was tied up with complicated plant varieties and plant variety protection Acts, and so was viewed by those who opposed it as putting farmers at a disadvantage.
Mar 08. 2019